Craft Editing in DaVinci Resolve 15

As DaVinci Resolve has continued to evolve as a non-linear editing tool many editors have been curious about how it stacks up in a crowded NLE market. Scott Simmons had as well, and while he had done a few smaller jobs in Resolve he hadn’t taken on a full, paid client edit … until now. These are some notes, both good and bad, that he's made over his time editing in Resolve 15.

  • The decision to do the creative, craft edit in Resolve vs. other NLEs
  • Setting up for the edit and understanding some of the challenges when u201cswitchingu201d
  • Preferences, settings, switches and buttons to understand before you begin
  • A few of those things to love in DaVinci Resolve for creative editorial
  • Random thoughts and musings from cutting in Resolve over several weeks
Scott Simmons was born in rural West Tennessee and didn’t really realize that movies and tv had to be made by actual people until he went to college.